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518A.35 GUIDELINE USED IN CHILD SUPPORT DETERMINATIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Determination of support obligation. (a) The guideline in this section is a
rebuttable presumption and shall be used in any judicial or administrative proceeding to establish
or modify a support obligation under this chapter.
    (b) The basic child support obligation shall be determined by referencing the guideline for
the appropriate number of joint children and the combined parental income for determining
child support of the parents.
    (c) If a child is not in the custody of either parent and a support order is sought against one or
both parents, the basic child support obligation shall be determined by referencing the guideline
for the appropriate number of joint children, and the parent's individual parental income for
determining child support, not the combined parental incomes for determining child support
of the parents.
    (d) For combined parental incomes for determining child support exceeding $15,000 per
month, the presumed basic child support obligations shall be as for parents with combined parental
income for determining child support of $15,000 per month. A basic child support obligation in
excess of this level may be demonstrated for those reasons set forth in section 518A.43.
    Subd. 2. Basic support; guideline. Unless otherwise agreed to by the parents and approved
by the court, when establishing basic support, the court must order that basic support be divided
between the parents based on their proportionate share of the parents' combined monthly
parental income for determining child support (PICS). Basic support must be computed using the
following guideline:
Combined Parental
Number of Children
Income for
Determining Child
Support
One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six
$0- $799
$50
$50
$75
$75
$100
$100
800-899
80
129
149
173
201
233
900-999
90
145
167
194
226
262
1,000- 1,099
116
161
186
216
251
291
1,100- 1,199
145
205
237
275
320
370
1,200- 1,299
177
254
294
341
396
459
1,300- 1,399
212
309
356
414
480
557
1,400- 1,499
251
368
425
493
573
664
1,500- 1,599
292
433
500
580
673
780
1,600- 1,699
337
502
580
673
781
905
1,700- 1,799
385
577
666
773
897
1,040
1,800- 1,899
436
657
758
880
1,021
1,183
1,900- 1,999
490
742
856
994
1,152
1,336
2,000- 2,099
516
832
960
1,114
1,292
1,498
2,100- 2,199
528
851
981
1,139
1,320
1,531
2,200- 2,299
538
867
1,000
1,160
1,346
1,561
2,300- 2,399
546
881
1,016
1,179
1,367
1,586
2,400- 2,499
554
893
1,029
1,195
1,385
1,608
2,500- 2,599
560
903
1,040
1,208
1,400
1,625
2,600- 2,699
570
920
1,060
1,230
1,426
1,655
2,700- 2,799
580
936
1,078
1,251
1,450
1,683
2,800- 2,899
589
950
1,094
1,270
1,472
1,707
2,900- 2,999
596
963
1,109
1,287
1,492
1,730
3,000- 3,099
603
975
1,122
1,302
1,509
1,749
3,100- 3,199
613
991
1,141
1,324
1,535
1,779
3,200- 3,299
623
1,007
1,158
1,344
1,558
1,807
3,300- 3,399
636
1,021
1,175
1,363
1,581
1,833
3,400- 3,499
650
1,034
1,190
1,380
1,601
1,857
3,500- 3,599
664
1,047
1,204
1,397
1,621
1,880
3,600- 3,699
677
1,062
1,223
1,418
1,646
1,909
3,700- 3,799
691
1,077
1,240
1,439
1,670
1,937
3,800- 3,899
705
1,081
1,257
1,459
1,693
1,963
3,900- 3,999
719
1,104
1,273
1,478
1,715
1,988
4,000- 4,099
732
1,116
1,288
1,496
1,736
2,012
4,100- 4,199
746
1,132
1,305
1,516
1,759
2,039
4,200- 4,299
760
1,147
1,322
1,536
1,781
2,064
4,300- 4,399
774
1,161
1,338
1,554
1,802
2,088
4,400- 4,499
787
1,175
1,353
1,572
1,822
2,111
4,500- 4,599
801
1,184
1,368
1,589
1,841
2,133
4,600- 4,699
808
1,200
1,386
1,608
1,864
2,160
4,700- 4,799
814
1,215
1,402
1,627
1,887
2,186
4,800- 4,899
820
1,231
1,419
1,645
1,908
2,212
4,900- 4,999
825
1,246
1,435
1,663
1,930
2,236
5,000- 5,099
831
1,260
1,450
1,680
1,950
2,260
5,100- 5,199
837
1,275
1,468
1,701
1,975
2,289
5,200- 5,299
843
1,290
1,485
1,722
1,999
2,317
5,300- 5,399
849
1,304
1,502
1,743
2,022
2,345
5,400- 5,499
854
1,318
1,518
1,763
2,046
2,372
5,500- 5,599
860
1,331
1,535
1,782
2,068
2,398
5,600- 5,699
866
1,346
1,551
1,801
2,090
2,424
5,700- 5,799
873
1,357
1,568
1,819
2,111
2,449
5,800- 5,899
881
1,376
1,583
1,837
2,132
2,473
5,900- 5,999
888
1,390
1,599
1,855
2,152
2,497
6,000- 6,099
895
1,404
1,604
1,872
2,172
2,520
6,100- 6,199
902
1,419
1,631
1,892
2,195
2,546
6,200- 6,299
909
1,433
1,645
1,912
2,217
2,572
6,300- 6,399
916
1,448
1,664
1,932
2,239
2,597
6,400- 6,499
923
1,462
1,682
1,951
2,260
2,621
6,500- 6,599
930
1,476
1,697
1,970
2,282
2,646
6,600- 6,699
936
1,490
1,713
1,989
2,305
2,673
6,700- 6,799
943
1,505
1,730
2,009
2,328
2,700
6,800- 6,899
950
1,519
1,746
2,028
2,350
2,727
6,900- 6,999
957
1,533
1,762
2,047
2,379
2,747
7,000- 7,099
963
1,547
1,778
2,065
2,394
2,753
7,100- 7,199
970
1,561
1,795
2,085
2,417
2,758
7,200- 7,299
974
1,574
1,812
2,104
2,439
2,764
7,300- 7,399
980
1,587
1,828
2,123
2,462
2,769
7,400- 7,499
989
1,600
1,844
2,142
2,483
2,775
7,500- 7,599
998
1,613
1,860
2,160
2,505
2,781
7,600- 7,699
1,006
1,628
1,877
2,180
2,528
2,803
7,700- 7,799
1,015
1,643
1,894
2,199
2,550
2,833
7,800- 7,899
1,023
1,658
1,911
2,218
2,572
2,864
7,900- 7,999
1,032
1,673
1,928
2,237
2,594
2,894
8,000- 8,099
1,040
1,688
1,944
2,256
2,616
2,925
8,100- 8,199
1,048
1,703
1,960
2,274
2,637
2,955
8,200- 8,299
1,056
1,717
1,976
2,293
2,658
2,985
8,300 -8,399
1,064
1,731
1,992
2,311
2,679
3,016
8,400- 8,499
1,072
1,746
2,008
2,328
2,700
3,046
8,500- 8,599
1,080
1,760
2,023
2,346
2,720
3,077
8,600- 8,699
1,092
1,780
2,047
2,374
2,752
3,107
8,700- 8,799
1,105
1,801
2,071
2,401
2,784
3,138
8,800- 8,899
1,118
1,822
2,094
2,429
2,816
3,168
8,900- 8,999
1,130
1,842
2,118
2,456
2,848
3,199
9,000- 9,099
1,143
1,863
2,142
2,484
2,880
3,223
9,100- 9,199
1,156
1,884
2,166
2,512
2,912
3,243
9,200- 9,299
1,168
1,904
2,190
2,539
2,944
3,263
9,300- 9,399
1,181
1,925
2,213
2,567
2,976
3,284
9,400- 9,499
1,194
1,946
2,237
2,594
3,008
3,304
9,500- 9,599
1,207
1,967
2,261
2,622
3,031
3,324
9,600- 9,699
1,219
1,987
2,285
2,650
3,050
3,345
9,700- 9,799
1,232
2,008
2,309
2,677
3,069
3,365
9,800- 9,899
1,245
2,029
2,332
2,705
3,087
3,385
9,900- 9,999
1,257
2,049
2,356
2,732
3,106
3,406
10,000-10,099
1,270
2,070
2,380
2,760
3,125
3,426
10,100-10,199
1,283
2,091
2,404
2,788
3,144
3,446
10,200-10,299
1,295
2,111
2,428
2,815
3,162
3,467
10,300-10,399
1,308
2,132
2,451
2,843
3,181
3,487
10,400-10,499
1,321
2,153
2,475
2,870
3,200
3,507
10,500-10,599
1,334
2,174
2,499
2,898
3,218
3,528
10,600-10,699
1,346
2,194
2,523
2,921
3,237
3,548
10,700-10,799
1,359
2,215
2,547
2,938
3,256
3,568
10,800-10,899
1,372
2,236
2,570
2,955
3,274
3,589
10,900-10,999
1,384
2,256
2,594
2,972
3,293
3,609
11,000-11,099
1,397
2,277
2,618
2,989
3,312
3,629
11,100-11,199
1,410
2,294
2,642
3,006
3,331
3,649
11,200-11,299
1,422
2,306
2,666
3,023
3,349
3,667
11,300-11,399
1,435
2,319
2,689
3,040
3,366
3,686
11,400-11,499
1,448
2,331
2,713
3,055
3,383
3,705
11,500-11,599
1,461
2,344
2,735
3,071
3,400
3,723
11,600-11,699
1,473
2,356
2,748
3,087
3,417
3,742
11,700-11,799
1,486
2,367
2,762
3,102
3,435
3,761
11,800-11,899
1,499
2,378
2,775
3,116
3,452
3,780
11,900-11,999
1,511
2,389
2,788
3,131
3,469
3,798
12,000-12,099
1,524
2,401
2,801
3,146
3,485
3,817
12,100-12,199
1,537
2,412
2,814
3,160
3,501
3,836
12,200-12,299
1,549
2,423
2,828
3,175
3,517
3,854
12,300-12,399
1,562
2,434
2,841
3,190
3,534
3,871
12,400-12,499
1,575
2,445
2,854
3,205
3,550
3,889
12,500-12,599
1,588
2,456
2,867
3,219
3,566
3,907
12,600-12,699
1,600
2,467
2,880
3,234
3,582
3,924
12,700-12,799
1,613
2,478
2,894
3,249
3,598
3,942
12,800-12,899
1,626
2,489
2,907
3,264
3,615
3,960
12,900-12,999
1,638
2,500
2,920
3,278
3,631
3,977
13,000-13,099
1,651
2,512
2,933
3,293
3,647
3,995
13,100-13,199
1,664
2,523
2,946
3,308
3,663
4,012
13,200-13,299
1,676
2,534
2,960
3,322
3,679
4,030
13,300-13,399
1,689
2,545
2,973
3,337
3,696
4,048
13,400-13,499
1,702
2,556
2,986
3,352
3,712
4,065
13,500-13,599
1,715
2,567
2,999
3,367
3,728
4,083
13,600-13,699
1,727
2,578
3,012
3,381
3,744
4,100
13,700-13,799
1,740
2,589
3,026
3,396
3,760
4,118
13,800-13,899
1,753
2,600
3,039
3,411
3,777
4,136
13,900-13,999
1,765
2,611
3,052
3,425
3,793
4,153
14,000-14,099
1,778
2,623
3,065
3,440
3,809
4,171
14,100-14,199
1,791
2,634
3,078
3,455
3,825
4,189
14,200-14,299
1,803
2,645
3,092
3,470
3,841
4,206
14,300-14,399
1,816
2,656
3,105
3,484
3,858
4,224
14,400-14,499
1,829
2,667
3,118
3,499
3,874
4,239
14,500-14,599
1,842
2,678
3,131
3,514
3,889
4,253
14,600-14,699
1,854
2,689
3,144
3,529
3,902
4,268
14,700-14,799
1,864
2,700
3,158
3,541
3,916
4,282
14,800-14,899
1,872
2,711
3,170
3,553
3,929
4,297
14,900-14,999
1,879
2,722
3,181
3,565
3,942
4,311
15,000, or the
amount in effect
under subd. 4
1,883
2,727
3,186
3,571
3,949
4,319
    Subd. 3. Income cap on determining basic support. (a) The basic support obligation
for parents with a combined parental income for determining child support in excess of the
income limit under subdivision 2 must be the same dollar amount as provided for the parties
with a combined parental income for determining child support equal to the income limit under
subdivision 2.
    (b) A court may order a basic support obligation in a child support order in an amount
that exceeds the income limit in subdivision 2 if it finds that a child has a disability or other
substantial, demonstrated need for the additional support for those reasons set forth in section
518A.43 and that the additional support will directly benefit the child.
    Subd. 4. More than six children. If a child support proceeding involves more than six
children, the court may derive a support order without specifically following the guidelines.
However, the court must consider the basic principles encompassed by the guidelines and must
consider both parents' needs, resources, and circumstances.
History: 2005 c 164 s 26,29; 1Sp2005 c 7 s 27,28; 2006 c 280 s 42; 2007 c 54 art 5 s 15